Fred Birkett
School Director

Frederick A. Birkett, Ed.M, spent 15 years as a charter school principal in Massachusetts, New York City, and Hawaii. He went on to teach graduate student-teachers at the University of Hawaii Manoa, in the College of Education. He has a master’s degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and spent eight years as a captain in the United States Air Force. In addition, he is author of two books: The Military Parent’s Guide to Public, Private, and Charter Schools and Charter Schools: A Parent’s Complete Guide to Public, Private, and Charter Schools.

Mr. Birkett says, “I am excited to bring my educational background, as well as my experience as a charter school leader, to help support teachers, students, and families at Alaka`i O Kaua`i Charter School.”


Linda Krystek
Director of Curriculum & Assessment